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Come along to the Maidstone Mela in Mote Park on Sunday 10 September from 12 noon to 6pm for a lively community celebration of music, food and dance from around the world.

Maidstone Borough Council (MBC) is working with Cohesion Plus to bring the colourful, energetic afternoon of free entertainment to the stunning park.

Cllr Claudine Russell, Cabinet Member for Communities, Leisure and Arts at MBC:

“Everyone is invited to come along to enjoy this dazzling free afternoon of song and dance, celebrating culture in our county town. The many different types of music will keep you entertained from start to finish and the food stalls will be offering a variety of tastes from around the world to buy.”

Community Mela Producer Gurvinder Sandher MBE DL said:

"It is our pleasure to once again be working with Maidstone Borough Council, Arts Council England and local community Maidstone Cultural Group to deliver the beloved Maidstone Community Mela in Mote Park.

“The Mela will once again boast an exciting programme of culturally diverse artists, the majority of whom are Kent based acts. There will also be an excellent off stage offering made up of partner agencies and food stalls offering flavours from all around the world!

“So please do come and support the Mela, an event which aims to bring communities together, celebrate all that unites us and to showcase the diversity of Maidstone and surrounding areas through music, food, and dance.”

For more information on the programme of the acts who will be performing please visit:

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